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School, theater sign on Haugen Drive to move in 2015


Erik LeDuc/ Petersburg Pilot

The Petersburg School District sign will be moved from its current location to the corner of 12th Street during a 2015 ADOT project along Haugen Drive. Its new location will see it backed by lower trees and a retail complex across from the Fire Department.

Borough residents will have to look elsewhere for school happenings and movie times than the usual spot along Haugen Drive, as, come the construction season of 2015, a large electronic sign advertising events will be relocated about a block away.

Rick Dormer, principal of Petersburg High School, said the school and state had something of an understanding on the billboard when it was first installed.

"They have a letter saying it's O.K. putting the sign there and using that land," Dormer said, noting that the letters acknowledged the sign was improperly placed by state standards. "It stood t...

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